Formlabs

Formlabs is expanding access to digital fabrication, so anyone can make anything. Headquartered in Somerville, Massachusetts with offices in Germany, Japan, China, Singapore, Hungary, and North Carolina, Formlabs is the professional 3D printer of choice for engineers, designers, manufacturers, dental and medical professionals, and decision-makers around the globe.

About Formlabs

Formlabs products include Form 3, Form 3B, and Form 3L, powered by Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™ 3D printing, Form 2 SLA 3D printer, Form Wash and Form Cure post-processing solutions, Fuse 1 SLS 3D printer, and Factory Solutions manufacturing solution. Formlabs also develops its own suite of high-performance 3D printing materials that continue to push the boundaries for 3D printing, as well as best-in-class 3D printing software.

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Product Portfolio

Form 3

Form 3 helps to Scale prototyping and production as your business grows with Form 3, an affordable, industrial-quality 3D printer that consistently delivers. Form 3 constantly monitors print performance so you can focus on bringing your most creative ideas to life. Integrated sensors help maintain ideal print conditions and send you alerts about the state of your machine. 

Form 3B

The Formlabs Form 3B is designed for compatibility with a large swath of dental resin materials. Advanced Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) technology uses a flexible resin tank and a custom-designed, user-replaceable Light Processing Unit (LPU) to produce consistent, accurate prints. Reduced peel forces lead to incredible surface finish and part clarity, right off the printer.

Form 3L

The Form 3L is an affordable large-format 3D printer designed for professionals to provide fast turnaround of industrial-quality parts, printed using the advanced Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) process. The Formlabs Form 3L is a professional resin 3D printer by Formlabs, a popular 3D printer manufacturer from the US. Formlabs focuses on delivering high print quality and reliability.

Form 3BL

The Form 3BL is the large format dental 3D printer that raises the bar for dependable high-production dental 3D printing, designed to work day and night with minimal intervention. Print 48 models in a day, with only two printer interactions. Spend less time troubleshooting and get new hires up to speed quickly with intuitively designed, easy-to-use hardware and software.

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Comparison

Form 3Form 3BForm 3LForm 3BL
Build Volume 145 × 145 × 185 mm 335 x 200 x 300 mm 335 x 200 x 300 mm 335 x 200 x 300 mm
Layer Thickness 25-300 microns, 0.001-0.012 inches 25-300 microns, 0.001-0.012 inches 25-300 microns, 0.001-0.012 inches 25-300 microns, 0.001-0.012 inches
Material Photopolymer Resin Bio-compatible, Engineering and more Formlabs resin cartridges Photopolymer Resin
Printer Dimensions 405 x 375 x 530 mm 405 x 375 x 530 mm 775 x 520 x 735 mm 770 x 520 x 740 mm
Power Requirements 100–240 VAC, 2.5 A,50/60 Hz, 220 W 100–240 VAC, 2.5 A, 50/60 Hz, 220 W 100–240 VAC, 7.5 A, 50/60 Hz, 650 W 100–240 V, 8.5 A MAX, 50/60 Hz, 650 W
XY Resolution 25 microns, 0.001 inches 25 microns, 0.001 inches 25 microns 0.001 inches 25 microns 0.001 inches
Resin Cartridges One One Two Two
Laser Spot Size (FWHM) 80 microns 85 microns 85 microns 85 microns
FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

The different types of 3D printing technologies are 

  • Fused deposition modeling (FDM) 
  • Stereolithography (SLA) 
  • Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 
  • Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) 
  • Color Jet Printing (CJP) 
  • Poly Jet Printing (PJP) 
  • Multi Jet Printing (MJP) 
  • Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 

Formlabs ,  3DWare, 3D Systems. 

Build Volume: 

Formlabs Form 2: 145x145x175 mm 

Formlabs Form 3: 145x145x185 mm 

Layer resolution is the material stacking height for additive manufacturing i.e. the distance between two consecutive layers. Print accuracy is the degree to which the result of a measurement conforms to the value in the 3D design. 

Layers resolution of Alpha plus and Zeta 650 is 10 – 100 microns